zinc acetate

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zinc acetate

[′ziŋk ′as·ə‚tāt]
(organic chemistry)
Zn(C2H3O2)2·2H2O Pearly-white crystals with an astringent taste; soluble in water and alcohol; decomposes at 200°C; used to preserve wood in textile dyeing, and as an analytical reagent, a feed additive, and a polymer cross-linking agent.